Latest Milan News

Sinner beats De Minaur to scoop 1st ATP title

Nov. 9, 2019 6:21 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Italian teenager Jannik Sinner beat top-seeded Alex de Minaur in straight sets at the Next Gen Finals on Saturday to claim his first ATP title — and a big payday. Wild card Sinner triumphed 4-2, 4-1, 4-2 in the final, serving out to love and clinching victory when De Minaur hit a return...

De Minaur to face home favorite Sinner in final

Nov. 8, 2019 6:27 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Last year's runner-up Alex de Minaur will have to overcome a partisan home crowd in Saturday's final if he is to go one better and win the Next Gen Finals. Top-seeded De Minaur of Australia will face Italian wild card Jannik Sinner after both won their semifinals on Friday at the season-ending...

Auschwitz survivor a focus of Italy's anti-Semitic tensions

Nov. 7, 2019 10:15 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — An 89-year-old Auschwitz survivor who is a senator-for-life in Italy has unwittingly provoked one of the country's most intense confrontations with anti-Semitism since the end of Italy's Fascist dictatorship during World War II. In response to revelations that she is subject to 200 social...

Italy's top bank makes big profit but sees risks for economy

Nov. 7, 2019 7:12 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — Italy's biggest bank, UniCredit, says it made a big profit in the third quarter but has warned that the economic outlook appears dim. The bank said Thursday that it made 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) in the quarter, up from just 29 million euros in the same period a year earlier. It...

Skinner beats Ymer to reach Next Gen semifinals

Nov. 6, 2019 6:52 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Italian teenager Jannik Sinner became the first player to reach the semifinals of the Next Gen Finals in Milan as he eased to a dominant victory over Mikael Ymer on Wednesday. The 18-year-old Sinner, who is the youngest player inside the Top 100, won 4-0, 4-2, 4-1 in his second match at the...

Novari named CEO of Milan-Cortina Olympic committee

Nov. 6, 2019 10:34 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Vincenzo Novari has been named CEO of the organizing committee for the Milan-Cortina Olympics. The unanimous choice was made by the pre-organizing committee during a meeting at the Italian sports ministry. The 60-year-old Novari was previously the CEO of telecommunications company Tre Italia...

De Minaur beats Fokina at Next Gen Finals, Tiafoe loses

Nov. 5, 2019 5:47 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Top-seeded Alex de Minaur of Australia beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina on Tuesday in their opening match at the Next Gen Finals in Milan. De Minaur won eight of the last nine games against the Spaniard to prevail 4-2, 3-4 (5), 4-1, 4-1 at the round-robin event, which features a unique...

Fiat Chrysler-PSA deal likely to bring fewer brands, models

Oct. 31, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Automobile shoppers across the globe are likely to see fewer vehicles and brands if the merger of Fiat Chrysler and France's PSA goes through, but the new company will be big enough to compete in a fast-changing business that requires vast sums of money to develop autonomous and electric...

Fiat Chrysler merger with PSA appears headed for approval

Oct. 30, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — In a merger deal that appears to be heading for approval, Fiat Chrysler stands to gain electric vehicle technology while PSA Peugeot Citroen could benefit from a badly needed dealership network to reach its goal of selling vehicles in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal, citing sources it did...

Ex-CIA agent convicted in kidnap skips Italian justice

Oct. 29, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The only American to serve a sentence in the CIA-organized kidnap of a Muslim cleric in Italy has skipped the country, her lawyer confirmed Tuesday. A lawyer for Sabrina de Sousa confirmed that she had left Italy with some months remaining in her three-year community service sentence for her...